In my ongoing debate with biologist Jerry Coyne, frequent reference is made to Aquinas’ Five Ways, particularly to his Prime Mover argument.
The philosopher argues against naturalistic evolution, while differing from intelligent design theorists in his approach to the question.
Scientists can get along without Aristotle’s metaphysics, says Feser, but science can’t.
Berlinski’s plea is that the grave contradictions between evolution and evidence at least be forthrightly admitted.
Jefferson thought that there was scientific evidence for design in nature. In 1823, he insisted so in a letter to John Adams.